Aims

This program will enable participants to:

  • Improve their skills for understanding issues related to disability from any cause (such as stroke or road trauma) and their families

  • Understand the complex nature of various disabilities (such as paralysis, inability to speak or swallow, thinking/cognitive issues etc) and their impact on function and inability to work; and dependence on others

  • Develop sound clinical reasoning and decision- making process

  • Communicate clearly and effectively with other treating clinical staff, treating rehabilitation teams, community based workers and patient/families

  • Be able to develop a management plan for their patients

  • Set up a system for organized rehabilitation care both in hospital and community

  • Understand rehab service accreditation standards and processes required